It's time! Here is a fun & exhilarating way
to celebrate the end of racing season. You will experience the running stories to
re-live & re-tell throughout the winter.
You will be challenged by a "European Style" COURSE over the world's
richest farm land. YES you will still wade through creeks, dodge farm animals and
claw your way to the top of gullies with other runners of questionable senses.
Then you'll want to hang out for the "Outdoors in November" post- race
snacks, door prizes and awards ceremony.
A Great Race for Some Great Causes:
The "Road O Cross" raised
funds for Living History Farms Museum and more. Over the last 20 years, the race
has given over
$1,300,000.00 to the Living
History Farms (a not-for-profit museum).
The race has also funded the Capital Striders endowment
for scholarships to area senior cross country athletes; raised food/money for the
Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry and donated to area age-group track
& swimming teams, the American Red Cross, the Boy Scouts of America, the M.D.A.,
and area Fire Departments. Proceeds from the race help sponsor area races, purchase
equipment and racing supplies used at road races and middle school/ high school XC
go to non-profit entities.
Mapquest link here
Formerly at Living History Farms Museum, Interstate 80 & Hickman Road, Urbandale,